(G. Aravindan was born in Kerala. He began his career in the early 1960’s as a cartoonist in the journal Matrubhoomi. His cartoon series 'Cheriya Manushyarum Valya Lokavum,' (Small Men and the Big World) became very popular with the readers all over Kerela.
His film career began in 1974 with the film 'Uttarayanam.' Films in the former part of his career had a strong influence of spiritualism of satirist Sanjayan and the mystic paintings of K C S Pankcker. His film career spans to about 15 years. Films made by him were based on various subjects starting from contemporary issues to mythical stories to legends to plain and simple history.
Aravindan directed many movies including Uttarayanam, Kanchana Seeta, Thampu, Kummatty, Estheppan, Pokkuveyil, Chidambaram, Oridhatu, Unni, Vasthuhara. His last film was Vasthuhara (1990).
Aravindan died on 15th MARCH, 1991.)